Sony is cutting the value of its PlayStation 3 game console across North America, Europe and in Japan, according to the company, as it looks to spur demand before the year-end shopping season.
Sony Computer Entertainment slashes the value for 160-gigabyte PS3 from $299 to $249 in North America and from 299 Euros to 249 Euros in Europe, according to its statement.
Beginning Thursday, the company will as well lower the value in Japan, from 29,980 yen to 24,980, while cutting some 14 percent off the costs of a 320-gigabyte PS3 in the three . . . → Read More: PS3 Prices Have Been Cut Down by Sony
The young programming whiz and hacker, George Hotz or Geohot, was hired by Facebook, according to the reports.
Hotz is the computer expert who came up with a means of cracking Sony Playstations. He was also indirectly the reason of hacker attacks on Sony that purchased its online gaming network to its knees, because of the serious handed legal bullying of Sony. He has a lot more sedate occupation working at Facebook.
It was corroborated from the company that the young hacker is already working there in Facebook. On the other hand, Facebook ended short of saying what he is up to.
Hotz . . . → Read More: George Hotz Gets to Work for Facebook